Australia’s Team BikeExchange sports director Gene Bates has been expelled from the Giro d’Italia after knocking Belgian rider Pieter Serry off his bike on the final climb of the brutal, 162km stage six.
- The Team Bike Exchange car hit Pieter Serry from behind, knocking him off his bike
- Serry was able to continue up the final climb to the first summit finish of this year’s race
- Australian general classification hope Jai Hindley lost over two minutes on the final climb
The Deceuninck-Quick Step rider…